Dr Robert Lachlan

  1. 2008
  2. Accuracy of song syntax learning and singing consistency signal early condition in zebra finches

    Holveck, M. J., Vieira De Castro, A. C., Lachlan, R. F., Ten Cate, C. & Riebel, K., 2008, In: Behavioral Ecology. 19, 6, p. 1267-1281 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  3. Published

    The evolution of flexibility in bird song

    Lachlan, R., 2008, Evolution of communicative flexibility: Complexity, creativity, and adaptability in human and animal communication. Griebel, U. & Oller, D. K. (eds.). MIT Press

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  4. 2009
  5. On the function of song type repertoires: testing the 'antiexhaustion hypothesis' in chaffinches

    Brumm, H., Lachlan, R. F., Riebel, K. & Slater, P. J. B., Jan 2009, In: Animal Behaviour. 77, 1, p. 37-42 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  6. 2010
  7. Are There Species-Universal Categories in Bird Song Phonology and Syntax? A Comparative Study of Chaffinches (Fringilla coelebs), Zebra Finches (Taenopygia guttata), and Swamp Sparrows (Melospiza georgiana)

    Lachlan, R. F., Verhagen, L., Peters, S. & ten Cate, C., Feb 2010, In: Journal of Comparative Psychology. 124, 1, p. 92-108 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  8. 2013
  9. Published

    Analyzing the structure of bird vocalizations and language: finding common ground

    ten Cate, C., Lachlan, R. & Zuideam, W., 2013, Birdsong, speech, and language. MIT Press, p. 243 260 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  10. Published

    The Progressive Loss of Syntactical Structure in Bird Song along an Island Colonization Chain

    Lachlan, R. F., Verzijden, M. N., Bernard, C. S., Jonker, P. P., Koese, B., Jaarsma, S., Spoor, W., Slater, P. J. B. & Ten Cate, C., 7 Oct 2013, In: Current Biology. 23, 19, p. 1896-1901 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  11. 2014
  12. Published

    Typical versions of learned swamp sparrow song types are more effective signals than are less typical versions

    Lachlan, R. F., Anderson, R. C., Peters, S., Searcy, W. A. & Nowicki, S., 22 Jun 2014, In: Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological sciences. 281, 1785, p. 1-7 7 p., 20140252.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  13. 2015
  14. Published

    Context-dependent categorical perception in a songbird

    Lachlan, R. & Nowicki, S., 10 Feb 2015, In: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 112, 6, p. 1892-1897 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  15. Published

    Learning and Cultural Transmission in Chaffinch Song

    Riebel, K., Lachlan, R. F. & Slater, P. J. B., May 2015, In: Advances in the Study of Behavior. 47, p. 181-227 47 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  16. Published

    Speed-accuracy trade-offs and individually consistent decision making by individuals and dyads of zebrafish in a colour discrimination task

    Wang, M. Y., Brennan, C. H., Lachlan, R. F. & Chittka, L., May 2015, In: Animal Behaviour. 103, p. 277-283 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review